contrasexual


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contrasexual

 [kon-trah-sek´shoo-al]
1. in psychiatry, said of the personality traits that most people repress because they are characteristic of the opposite sex.
2. having secondary sex characters appropriate to the opposite sex. Called also heterosexual.

contrasexual

(kon“tră-sek′shoo-ăl) [ contra- + sexual]
Characteristic of the gender that differs from one's genotype. For example, a woman with polycystic ovaries may develop secondary sexual characteristics, e.g., facial hair, that are contrasexual.
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En las paginas de Continuadisimo (2008) y Batido de trolo (2012) aparecen multiples cuerpos que se entremezclan en practicas eroticas desafiando todo tipo de nomenclatura convencional, desde una perspectiva heterocentrada o patriarcal, y proclamando claramente la necesidad de una epistemologia innovadora, desestabilizadora y con pocas restricciones, semejante a aquella propuesta por Preciado en su "contrato contrasexual".
(2011): Manifiesto contrasexual. Barcelona, Anagrama, 2011.
El enfoque contrasexual asume un "analisis critico frente a la diferencia de genero y sexo, producto del contrato social, heterocentrado, cuyas performatividades normativas han sido inscritas en los cuerpos como verdades biologicas" (1).
Pollesch's work not only brought together many themes that, in the German capital circa 2000, were much discussed in visual art and political activism circles (from the critique of neoliberalism to the boom in performance studies, from the Prekariat to Beatriz Preciado's Contrasexual Manifesto); it did so in a self-reflexive way that was at that time still unfamiliar to the art world.
A strong admixture of contrasexual elements in both personalities thus accounts for a fair degree of psychological compatibility between the spouses: the similarities in their characters make them accept each other with understanding and tolerance, while their psychological differences explain the mutual attraction and warmth Molly and Leopold still feel for each other, despite their temporary sexual crisis.
Preciado, Beatriz, 2002, Manifiesto contrasexual. Practicas subversivas de identidad sexual, Opera prima, Espana.
PRECIADO, Beatriz (2002) Manifiesto contrasexual. Practicas subversivas de identidad sexual.
Los trabajos de Beatriz Preciado y su manifiesto contrasexual constituyen el referente teorico sobre el que asienta el autor sus reflexiones para desmontar las mentiras que la Ilustracion edifico sobre el placer y la libertad sexual.
In a sense it was the maximal incarnation and actualisation of his own contrasexual self-image that seemed to be the all-consuming focus of his libidinal investment and desire.
So whether you're a metrosexual, a contrasexual or an ubersexual who wants to herd cats, fork a tree or shuffle some muppets, this is the dictionary for you.
Yet Jung goes further in deconstructing the imperious, patriarchal ego by declaring the autonomy of the unconscious and by describing a contrasexual anima indwelling within the psyche, whose function is to mediate between the now-relativized ego and the "objective psyche."